Keeping Score

Keeping score


Number of PGA Tour victories for Kevin Tway, who won a three-man playoff to claim the Safeway Open on Sunday. Tway, 30, birdied his final five holes – Nos. 17 and 18 in regulation and then three in the playoff – at Silverado Resort and Spa’s North Course in Napa, Calif. Tway, who shot a final-round 1-under 71, outlasted Brandt Snedeker (74) and Ryan Moore (67) after they had tied at 14-under 274. Tway joins his father, Bob, whose eight PGA Tour victories included the 1986 PGA Championship, as winners on Tour (scores).


Number of times that a Japanese player has won the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship in the 10-year history of the event. Takumi Kanaya shot 13-under 267 at Sentosa Golf Club’s New Tanjong course in Singapore to post a two-stroke victory. Kanaya, 20, joins countryman Hideki Matsuyama, who won in 2010 and 2011, as winners. Kanaya earned exemptions into next year’s Masters and British Open (scores).


Record for the South Koreans as they piled up 15 points, led by In Gee Chun’s 4-0 record, to win the LPGA’s UL International Crown at Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea in Incheon. The South Koreans, with three of the top 10 players in the world – No. 1 Sung Hyun Park, No. 3 So Yeon Ryu and No. 10 In-Kyung Kim, plus No. 27 Chun – were heavily favored in the biennial team event. The U.S. squad of Cristie Kerr, Jessica Korda, Lexi Thompson and Michelle Wie finished second, with 11 points (scores).


Number of strokes under par that Denmark’s Lucas Bjerregaard finished to win the European Tour’s Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at St. Andrews, Scotland. Bjerregaard closed with a 5-under 67 at the Old Course for a 273 total and one-stroke victory over Englishmen Tommy Fleetwood (69) and Tyrrell Hatton (72). It was the second career victory for Bjerregaard, 27, in 140 starts (scores).


Number of strokes under par that China’s Ruixin Liu finished to win the Symetra Tour Championship and the season money title (scores). Liu closed with a 1-under 71 for a 269 total and one-stroke victory at LPGA International’s Jones Course in Daytona Beach, Fla. It was her second consecutive victory, third of the season and fourth straight finish of third or better. The top 10 finishers on the developmental tour’s money list earned playing privileges on the LPGA for next season (money list).

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